Josh Gottheimer, U.S. Representative for New Jersey

Josh Gottheimer

U.S. Representative for New Jersey

Joshua S. Gottheimer was born in March 1975 in Livingston, New Jersey. As a teenager, he served as a United States Senate Page. He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He attended Pembroke College Oxford, studying toward a DPhil in modern history. He returned to the U.S. and earned a Juris Doctor from Harvard University. He worked for Ford Motor Company, and later the Federal Communications Commission, then joined Microsoft as a strategist.

He was a political activist, working on presidential campaigns for Bill Clinton, John Kerry, and Hillary Clinton. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, assuming office in January 2017.

He is married to Maria Tusk and they have two children. He is Jewish.

In the News…

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain and counselor Steve Ricchetti received Representatives Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey and Brian Fitzpatrick of Florida who chair the  bipartisan moderate Problem Solvers Caucus.  Other members were also present.

“The American people want us to work together across party lines,” Representative Gottheimer told reporters. “We actually have to use our bipartisan muscles or they will continue to atrophy.”

The meeting was a follow-up to a letter the group wrote to the president last month laying out its priorities. Besides the massive infrastructure package, members discussed immigration reform, mental health, veterans’ issues and other topics.

Representatives of the group visited the southern border a week ago. They intend to make immigration a priority issue after progress on the infrastructure bill.

Contact this Leader…

Did you pray for Representative Gottheimer today? You can let him know at:

The Honorable Josh Gottheimer
Representative for New Jersey
203 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515


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